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Take your taste buds on a food journey of decadence and delight, driving from Cape Town to the West Coast and then on to the ancient rocky landscape of the Cederberg, staying at hotels and lodges that wear the crown not only for their prime location and luxury lodgings, but also for the finest food.

With ‘me-time’ front of mind, and the turn of season being a good time to replenish, why not opt for some self-spoiling and book a luxury spa getaway in KwaZulu-Natal. Make it a solo trip, or round up a few friends for a spa-spoil-and-catchup getaway, or create a romantic couple’s spa-spoil and overnight getaway. Exclusive … Continue reading “Treat Yourself: Plush Spa Getaways in KwaZulu-Natal, at the Beach and in the Country”

Gordon’s Bay is a pretty coastal haven just 57 km away from Cape Town. Oozing charm and the good looks of mountainside, ocean, beach and harbour, Gordon’s Bay is a great getaway spot in Western Cape. There’s beauty galore, plenty of sightseeing and outdoor activity, and shoulder rubbing with stunning neighbouring places. We recommend two … Continue reading “Gordon’s Bay: Grand Getaways in a Gorgeous Coastal Haven Close To Cape Town”

Congratulations to Rovos Rail on its 30th anniversary on 29 April 2019. South Africa’s ultra-luxurious train has chalked up three decades of luxury rail travel in Southern Africa, and offers a grand choice of eight glorious Southern Africa trips.

Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate mothers and motherhood. Plan a special Mother’s Day getaway for 12 May 2019 and create an extraordinary and memorable Mother’s Day.

Whether your idea of a weekend getaway calls forth pictures of a blazing fireside with a glass of red in hand, lazy, late-morning breakfast feasts at a pretty poolside, brisk walks to scoop up the country air, or romantic dinners for two, Exclusive Getaways has some suggestions for your next weekend getaway to magical Mpumalanga.

Real luxury on holiday is being able to do what suits you, when it suits you. Privacy is another holiday luxury, often missing – or limited – in mainstream hotels.  Having sole use of a holiday villa for your family, gives you the luxury of a private, self-made experience. It also gives you ample space … Continue reading “5 Opulent Sole-Use Family Getaways in Western Cape”

The Cederberg wilderness in Western Cape, and Namaqualand and the Green Kalahari in Northern Cape, are magnificent destinations brimming with raw natural beauty and exceptional outdoor activities. Rugged, ancient and vast, these areas inspire awe and make breathcatching first impressions.  

The Green Kalahari is a pure and alluring wilderness in the Northern Cape, at the place where the ancient Kalahari Desert has a brush with the mighty Orange River. In a dramatic landscape of rocky ravines, red earth, and great plains made fertile by the life-giving river, Tutwa Desert Lodge has its home. Embark on an … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of… Tutwa Desert Lodge: Your Unforgettable Encounter with the Green Kalahari”

Imagine sleeping in a forest on the edge of a lake, soaking in a tub set in pearl-white sand beneath the stars, and spending your days walking in faraway raffia forests, canoeing on beautiful waterways, and snorkelling at a secret paradise where the Kosi River meets the big sea. And what’s more, you will barely … Continue reading “Placid Lakes, Palm Forests, Starlit Bathtubs and Utopian Beaches: Kosi Forest Lodge KwaZulu-Natal”